Law enforcers find almost 60 kg of cocaine at Ukraine's Pivdenny seaport The drugs were being smuggled into Ukraine from Ecuador in a banana shipment.
12:20, 03 August 2020
SBU busts major drug lab in Kyiv region in raid against local branch of int'l drug cartel Over 200 kg of the so-called "salt", or "alpha-pvp", was produced there monthly.
17:50, 24 July 2019
Law enforcers in Ukraine's Odesa bust drug trafficking ring The group had set up a heroin smuggling channel from Russia to Odesa.
15:40, 16 May 2019
Ukraine law enforcers intercept large batch of smuggled drugs in Boryspil airport (Photo) Drugs and psychotropics coming from Iran were set to be shipped to Canada.
12:40, 15 May 2019
Massive batch of cocaine washes ashore in Romania The police urged local residents in Constanta not to open the bags washing up ashore.
18:45, 09 April 2019
Ukraine police seize 600 kg of heroin worth $50 mln (Photo) Top law enforcement official says he has never seen Ukrainian police reveal such a large batch.
12:40, 01 April 2019
Cocaine seized from vessel at Yuzhny seaport worth over $51 mln (Photo) The batch was set to be delivered to the EU.
16:30, 21 March 2019
About 200 kg of cocaine found in vessel at Yuzhny seaport near Odesa The cocaine arrived from Latin America and was set to be transported to one of the EU countries.
16:30, 20 March 2019
Leader of one of world's largest drug syndicates arrested in Kyiv (Photo) The ring operated across the globe, including in Latin and North Americas, the European Union, Middle East, Asia, and Africa.
19:30, 12 March 2019
Eight Ukrainians detained as ship with 2.5 tonnes of cocaine seized off Portugal's coast The vessels was seized on January 30.
09:40, 07 February 2019
Ukrainian woman sentenced to life for drug trafficking in Malaysia – media Lopatkina was acquitted in December 2017 after an initial trial, but prosecutors appealed the ruling.
12:33, 06 November 2018
Court in Malaysia imposes RM300,000 bail on Ukrainian facing drugs charge – media Her lawyer, Muhammad Rafique Rashid Ali, said today she would likely remain in Kajang Prison as the bail amount was very high.
14:46, 23 October 2018
SBU exposes Russian drug dealer in Kyiv in sting raid According to the preliminary report, couriers delivered drugs to Ukraine by rail.
15:20, 02 October 2018
Nikopol drug ring crippled in massive raid (Photo) Four "White Brotherhood" gang members were incarcerated.
10:00, 06 September 2018
Ukraine's drug enforcement police bust cocaine traffickers in Boryspil Airport with batch worth over US$1 mln (Photo) The mastermind behind the drug trafficking scheme, a 42-year-old Turkish national, was arrested along with his accomplices.
23:30, 03 July 2018
U.S. accuses Maduro, Venezuelan party official of drug trade profiteering – media It said Cabello had laundered money through Costa Rica and Russia, and organized drug shipments from Venezuela through the Dominican Republic into Europe.
14:18, 19 May 2018
Ukrainian crew find 300 kg of cocaine aboard cargo ship, alert Italian police Law enforcers did not press charges against Ukrainian sailors, expressing gratitude for their vigilance.
14:40, 20 February 2018
Massive anti-smuggling law enforcement operation underway in Zakarpattia <p>Today, November 16, military prosecutors, together with counterintelligence operatives of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine, border guards and national police internal security units began a special raid to document the illegal activities of persons who may be involved in the illegal seizure of land plot along the border strip in Zakarpattia region, as well as in the production and sales of drugs, according to the military prosecutor of the Western region Oleh Seniuk.</p>
15:00, 16 November 2017